Bursa Malaysia remains in the red at mid-afternoon

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 26 ― Bursa Malaysia’s benchmark index remained in adverse territory at mid-afternoon in selection-bound trading, weighed down by delicate offering in chosen heavyweights, led by Dialog Team Bhd and CIMB Team Holdings Bhd.

Both counters collectively dragged the barometer index down by 1.48 points, explained a vendor.

At 3pm, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 3.46 points to 1,495.99 from yesterday’s closing of 1,499.45. The current market bellwether opened 2.04 factors reduce at 1,497.41.

Even so, on the broader current market, advancers led decliners 491 to 391, even though 390 counters ended up unchanged, 958 untraded, and 37 other folks suspended.

Turnover amounted to 2.41 billion models well worth RM1.16 billion.

Among heavyweights, Maybank and CIMB lose 3 sen each to RM8.78 and RM5.75, respectively, Public Lender and Tenaga Nasional eased two sen each to RM4.27 and RM9.50, respectively, even though Petronas Chemical substances was flat at RM8.50.

As for the actives, ATA IMS acquired 9.5 sen to 39 sen, Dataprep and Ta Earn edged up fifty percent-a-sen each individual to 27 sen and seven sen, respectively, Velesto eased 50 percent-a-sen to 21.5 sen, though Talam Completely transform was flat at two sen.

On the index board, the FBM Emas Index improved by 1.36 details to 10,870.14, the FBM Emas Shariah Index bagged 18.57 points to 11,130.53, the FBM 70 Index surged 85.83 details to 13,704.70, and the FBM ACE Index climbed 12.42 points to 5,640.52.

The FBMT 100 Index dipped 3.42 points to 10,545.62.

Sector-sensible, the Money Solutions Index fell 48.53 factors to 16,493.49 and the Electrical power Index slipped 5.02 points to 865.41, though the Plantation Index enhanced 19.40 details to 6,838.36, and the Industrial Merchandise and Services Index inched up .51 of-a-level to 190.36. ― Bernama